Kaila Compton, M.D., Ph.D

1779 Union Street
San Francisco, CA 94123 [map]

2020 Milvia Street
Suite 300
Berkeley, CA 94704 [map]



Psychiatry and psychotherapy specializing in Women’s Mental Health, Depression, Anxiety, PTSD, ADD, Bipolar Disorder, relationship issues, and major life transition

Dr. Compton is trained in psychotherapy, psychopharmacology, and cultural anthropology. She uses an individualized approach incorporating psychodynamic psychotherapy, CBT, DBT, mindfulness, and medications as appropriate for each patient’s current needs.



American Psychiatric Association
American Psychoanalytic Association
International Network of Integrative Mental Health
Northern California Psychiatric Society



Medical School
University of California, San Francisco

UCSF Medical Center Moffitt-Long Hospitals

Graduate Education
Harvard University, PhD
University of California, Berkeley, Master's in Health and Medical Sciences



Duke University Visiting Fellowship in ECT
American Psychoanalytic Association Fellow 2008-2009
Rosalyn Lindheim Award in Environmental Design and Public Health
UC Berkeley Human Rights Center Fellowship
Minda De Gunzberg Fellowship for European Studies
Fulbright IIE Fellowship
Patients’ Choice Award 2011, 2012, 2013
Compassionate Doctor Award 2012, 2013
Harvard Award for Distinction in Teaching
UCSF Teaching Award